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are using. we all agree it constitutes a tack increase. it is how big a tax increase. that is something we shouldn't be doing in the middle of an economic downturn. >> greta: the gang of six is sort of a proposal what we would like to do in general? >> they handed out a three page outline but it has not been put into legislative text. there is no draft yet of it and so it is really hard to make an evaluation. and we have gotten conflicting reports about what is in it. they are trying and putting forward a proposal but we will vote this week on a cut, cap and balance proposal which i think represents the best opportunity to really address in a meaningful way the need to reduce spending, reform spending and get this runaway debt under control. >> greta: and with a little sarcasm in my voice they will send it to the drafters and it will be 2800-pages and nobody will read it and vote on it, right? >> between now and the deadline, august 2, it is hard to feature actually getting the legislative language drafted, getting the congressional budget office to score it, and actually being able to all
. >> this chronicles the tea party and the big changes the country has gone through. >> it goes through what was happening outside of washington and inside of washington. and the point is that americans can change thing fist they get active. >> i told you before we sat down, i love a guest who shows up with my notes. you are in favor of cut, cap and balance. can i assume that from that button? >> you certainly can. it's the only plan on the table. you know, the president's latched onto this gang of 6. but the gang of 6 proposal is not written down, as senator thune said, it is not going to be a factor. there is no other plan on capitol hill. the president doesn't have one. the democrats in the senate don't have one. the only house that we control as republicans has passed a plan that increases the debt limit with some very reasonable cuts in spending. and it lets the states decide about a balanced budget. now, they say, if that's extreme, then -- we need to change the definition of extreme. >> i guess, i mean, i understand your passion and other people in favor of cut, cap and balance. but w
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